Lagos Schools to Resume May 4

Lagos schools resume

Lagos State schools are to resume May 4, 2021 for the commencement of the 2020/2021 third term academic session.

In a statement signed by the public affairs officer of the quality assurance office at the ministry of education , Emmanuel Olaniran , boarding school students are to resume today, Monday, May 3, ahead of commencement of academic activities on Tuesday.

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Quoting the state’s commissioner for education, Folasade Adefisayo who approved the resumption, Emmanuel Olaniran said the Lagos government officials would be visiting schools to ensure compliance.

Olaniran added that as schools resume, school owners and managers should ensure strict compliance with all subsisting protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state and ensure that students and staff stay safe.

Lagos schools resume May 4

He urged stakeholders including parents to collaborate in order to achieve a conducive environment for teaching and learning.

“Proprietors and administrators of private and public schools are to ensure strict compliance to the Lagos State Government academic calendar/resumption date,” the statement added.

Recalled that Lagos State released school calendar year as follows:


  • Second Term Academic Duration: Monday 18th January, 2021 – Friday 16th April, 2021
  • Resumption: 18th January, 2021 (APPROVED).
  • First Half: 18th January – 3rd March, 2021 (38 Days)
  • Mid-Term Break: 4th March – 5th March, 2021 (2 Days)
  • Second Half: 8th March – 16th April, 2021 (33 Days)
  • Good Friday: 2nd April, 2021 1 Day (Public Holiday)
  • Easter Monday: 5th April, 2021 1 Day (Public Holiday)
  • Vacation: 19th – 30th April, 2021 (10 Days)

Total Days in School (2nd Term): 61 Days

  • Third Term Academic Duration: 4th May – 6th August, 2021
  • Resumption: 4th May, 2021
  • First Half: 4th May – 10th June, 2021 (25 Days)
  • Eid-El-Fitr: 13th – 14th May, 2021 (2 Days Public Holiday)
  • WASSCE: April – May, 2021
  • Children’s Day: 27th May, 2021
  • Mid-Term Break: 11th – 14th June, 2021 (2 Days)
  • Second Half: 15th June – 6th August, 2021 (37 Days)
  • Placement Exam to Secondary Schools: July, 2021
  • Screening into Model Colleges:
  • BECE/NECO: April/June 2021
  • LASTVEB Exams: May/June 2021
  • NECO SSCE: June/July 2021
  • NABTEB May/June Exams: May – June, 2021
  • Vacation: 9th August – 17th September, 2021 (30 Days)
  • Resumption for First Term 2020/2021: 20th September, 2021.



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